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I just find that Panadol doesn't taste as horrid as Panamax due to the coating.
09/03/2018 - 23:31
That's subjective - if a product doesn't work for you, it has no value. For example, if a $20 product works well, then it would be better...
04/03/2018 - 21:35
[@lostn](/comment/5695073/redir): Recover the associated costs from the retailer for warranty claims. > Doesn't the satchel itself cost...
01/03/2018 - 21:00
[@lostn](/comment/5694650/redir): If it came in a satchel, you would obviously use a flat rate parcel post satchel, given that it doesn't...
01/03/2018 - 17:18
[@lostn](/comment/5691671/redir): I always keep the postal packaging for a short while for things like this. If you open the box properly,...
28/02/2018 - 23:19
Just use the box/foam/bubble wrap it came in.
28/02/2018 - 22:21
Mine definitely does not get up to almost burning temperature - it's actually quite good compared to how hot my previous laptop (Acer...
27/02/2018 - 00:21
If you remove the faceplate trim on the ethernet ports, are there any labels/writing? At my place, the installers wrote things like...
26/02/2018 - 16:37
The Amazon USD price seems pretty good actually, I just knew the alternate name you could search for in case there might be a better deal.
26/02/2018 - 00:48
> decent cpu, great battery life This is vague. Are you looking for 8th gen U series Intel? Anything that's not a K series/core M? What's...
25/02/2018 - 21:06
Just do it through [Vodafone](
25/02/2018 - 15:17
I usually use my credit card so I pay at the self-serve kiosk but you should be able to choose the cash option and bring the docket to a...
24/02/2018 - 21:31
Instead of "Apply to Order" you can tap "Scan" bring up the QR code that you can use on the self-serve machines. Haven't tried it on the...
24/02/2018 - 20:07
The calculator in the first link is correct. GST is calculated based on the price you paid + duty + shipping & insurance so it'll be more...
24/02/2018 - 19:37
Blunt umbrellas are good in terms of quality but they're pretty expensive at around $90 and the foldable one has quite a small diameter so...
24/02/2018 - 19:08
[@Baysew](/comment/5675753/redir): Well I'm an idiot - pot calling the kettle black. Been on OzB for 2.5 years and completely forgot that I...
24/02/2018 - 19:01
Edit: reply to wrong comment
24/02/2018 - 19:00
Would be nice if they commented on other forum topics/deals as well instead of just posting their own.
24/02/2018 - 18:14
> Member Since 55 min ago Statistics 1 posts / 0 comments Thanks for your contribution to OzB.
24/02/2018 - 18:11
My LG fridge has an option to disable the beeping if you press and hold the "door alarm" button.
23/02/2018 - 14:01
Yeah the placement is a bit annoying. I know the Yoga 720 has an M.2 SSD accessible from just opening the cover if you're looking for...
22/02/2018 - 16:19
Not sure about the Zenbook but the Yoga 920 has an M.2 socketed SSD on the reverse of the motherboard. You can swap it out for another one...
22/02/2018 - 15:59
Also note that the big-bank brokers (CommSec, NabTrade etc.) often have brokerage free periods for new customers.
22/02/2018 - 15:49
I find FHD to be enough for my needs. I'd rather have improved battery life than higher resolution (although I wouldn't go lower than FHD).
22/02/2018 - 15:14
Asus Zenbook Flip UX461UA 2-in-1 (14" FHD, i7-8550U, 16GB, 256GB), Lenovo Yoga 920 (FHD, i5-8250U 8/256GB) $1594 @ Harvey Norman
Quite a good price for a 2-in-1 with 8th gen i7 and 16GB RAM. Also includes the stylus and a carry bag according to the HN listing. |...
22/02/2018 - 14:55
I recently bought the 920 (same spec as linked in OP) and I love it. Battery life is absolutely incredible, design is good and it feels...
21/02/2018 - 11:30
Why would Windows 7 be a bonus? Microsoft will officially end support for it in 2020, meaning it'll no longer receive security updates...
17/02/2018 - 19:53
Sony Xperia Z3 was not a budget phone. Taking into account the cost, a reasonable person would expect the phone to last at least 2 years,...
17/02/2018 - 15:02
2 years **minimum**, given that many phones are sold on 2 year contracts.
17/02/2018 - 01:09
> Hurry! Only 45 Minutes Left! No rush really, their 40% off runs so often that it's almost their normal price.
13/02/2018 - 23:20